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Rose Flower

by Thinkinglink, published

Rose Flower by Thinkinglink Feb 16, 2013

Description

This was a rose printed for my wife as part of her Valentine's Day gifts.

This model can still use some work as the polygons for the petals should be thicken a bit for better prints. I will try to find time to make those fixes and update this model in the future.

In the meantime, enjoy some roses :)

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It doesn't work for me-- open rose prints out as nothing more than a cylinder in the middle. Using Slic3r/pronterface. I am guessing Slic3r has a problem with something in the STL? Using 3 perimeters, 25% infill, nothing else out of the ordinary. Anyone else having the same problem?

Hmm, Thingomatic? Maybe try http://airtripper.com/1145/mar... for some idea of firmware settings, axis invert probably there somewhere

thanks for the tip! I love how fast Cura slices to gcode, but unfortunately i'm running a T-O-M and the axis are reveresed when i try to print the cura gcode. Any suggestions on how i can invert the x and y axis in the setting?

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Rose Flower by Thinkinglink is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution license.

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I've only got one test of each flower for this model. the rose_open was printed at 100% fill, the stem was at 50% fill, and the rose_closed was printed at 10% fill. there isn't much difference exterior wise, the gcode combines some of the pedals and makes them thicker than the original model.

I haven't tired printing the leaves yet. It will probably require some support.

the stem and the flower i super glued together. just a dab in the center.

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3dGringo on Feb 6, 2014 said:

It doesn't work for me-- open rose prints out as nothing more than a cylinder in the middle. Using Slic3r/pronterface. I am guessing Slic3r has a problem with something in the STL? Using 3 perimeters, 25% infill, nothing else out of the ordinary. Anyone else having the same problem?

portabee3d on Jun 10, 2013 said:

so cool, the model looks fine, looks like your extrusion that is trouble, if you use cura, 'steps per e' needs to be higher

love the rose =) cheers!

Thinkinglink on Jun 11, 2013 said:

thanks for the tip! I love how fast Cura slices to gcode, but unfortunately i'm running a T-O-M and the axis are reveresed when i try to print the cura gcode. Any suggestions on how i can invert the x and y axis in the setting?

TheNewHobbyist on Feb 16, 2013 said:

Very nice design!

tc_fea on Feb 16, 2013 said:

very beautiful!

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